Social Security Numbers

  1. Renounce Citizenship
  2. Social Security Numbers

If you reside in Namibia and have questions regarding services provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you must contact the SSA Federal Benefits Unit (FBU) located at the United States Embassy in London.

Applications for first-time social security numbers can be processed at the U.S. Embassy by appointment only. This service can be combined with an appointment to apply for a U.S. passport.

Complete an Application for a Social Security Card, Form SS-5-FS – all questions must be answered and legible.

Provide the following original documents – photocopies are not acceptable.

1. Proof of the Child’s Birth

Original U.S. birth certificate, or

Original Consular Report of Birth Abroad

2. Proof of the Child’s U.S. Citizenship

Original U.S. birth certificate, or

Original Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or

Original, unexpired U.S. passport

3. Proof of the Child’s Identity

Original, unexpired U.S. Passport

4. Proof of the Identity of the Parent Signing the Application

Original, signed, and unexpired U.S. Passport